Star Wars Kid: Lightsabers, Cyberbullying and YouTube (15 years later)

Star Wars Kid

Remember Star Wars Kid, that internet sensation; that pole-wielding home video that started circulating around the internet about 15 years ago? The video depicts a Canadian teenager, Ghyslain Raza, wielding a pole around as if it’s Darth Maul’s double-bladed lightsaber. He’s wielding the pole in a captivatingly passionate and awkward way. Watch Star Wars Kid: Lightsabers, … Read more

That lightsaber pop song you’ve never heard about

EXO lightsaber screenshot

If you’ve never heard about the successful pop song “Lightsaber” by the group EXO, it’s possibly because “Lightsaber” is a K-pop (Korean pop) song. Originally released in 2015, “Lightsaber” peaked at number 9 on the South Korean singles chart (Gaon) and the YouTube music video has snagged 16.5 million views as of March 2018. EXO … Read more